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Marc Salmons reviewed Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts
5
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Great place to be! Highest quality of Jiu Jitsu you will find in the area.***Highly Addictive*** Once you start you can't stop.

Brian Mears reviewed Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts
5
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My 7yo son has always been active in sports(tball, flag football, soccer) but he absolutely LOVES It here at PAMA. He looks forward to class every week.

Lori BradsherHundley reviewed Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts
5
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Our son has recently started training here. My husband has recently started back training. They offer classes at all times which is great for our busy schedules. This is a great program we wouldn't be anywhere else!!

Jo Anne Driscoll Lester reviewed Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts
5
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Our twin girls have been coming to PAMA for a little over 2 years and still look forward to coming to class. Family friendly, locally-owned and operated. Instructor/owners are personable, knowledgeable and committed to providing quality instruction. Assistant instructors are dedicated and provide excellent support. I would highly recommend PAMA to parents who wish to pursue martial arts training for their children.

TJ Wheels reviewed Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts
5
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Pendergrass Academy is by far one of the best things that has happened to my children and I am now a student of PAMA you need to come give it a try it's a decision I promise you won't regret. The Academy is not just a place to study but a family. The staff is the best in the Business.

Mark Jones reviewed Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts
5
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Just started training here. Great instructors always willing to help out. Everyone is extremely helpful and always looking to help out the newbies. Highly recommended

Joshua R LeConey reviewed Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts
5
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This is a great school. My oldest son has gained so much confidence in the 5 years he been coming here. My youngest has been enrolled for a few months and is having as much fun as his older brother. I became tired of watching them have all the fun so I joined too. Great kids program, great adult program and awesome instructors.

Meg Chester reviewed Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts
5
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My husband and I both train here. My husband has trained here for years. I started with Muay Thai this past year and have just started jiu jitsu. All the teachers and staff here are great and the students are very welcoming. I could not say enough nice things about Pendergrass! Highly recommend!!!

Lance Hendrix reviewed Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts
5
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Rob hosted a Beginning Jiu Jitsu class for me and 11 of my friends. He gave a great overview of jiu jitsu and we all had a blast on the mat. He was very nice, humble, and well paced though out the training. He even stayed later since we started a little late because of late arrivals. The facility is nice and it is great that they offer Muay Thai also. I think I am going to sign up and also sign up my kids. Thank you Rob for an awesome birthday. It was exactly what I wanted.

Marcy Schreiner Cascio reviewed Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts
5
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This is a wonderful program. All three of our sons have been a part of Pendergrass Academy for many years. It has taught them so much more than martial arts. We are grateful to be a part of this fantastic family business.

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” I Want to Start But…”

The most common statement that we hear at the academy is “I want to start but…” There are three common excuses that follow that statement they are….

#1: I need to get in shape first” – That is probably the number one thing that we always hear “you know I’m interested,” “I watch a little UFC,” “I’ve always wanted to try it out but man..I’m just so out of shape!”  “I need to get in shape first and then I’m going to come.”  The best analogy to this excuse would be like saying “I need to get smarter before I start school.” It doesn’t make any sense. Part of starting any Martial Arts program is the benefits of getting in shape. Getting in shape is probably the number one benefit for most adults as well as young kids. So, you don’t need to be in shape to get started. If you’re at a legitimate Academy that teaches any Martial Art, in particular we teach Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai, the way we structure our programs are specific to someone who is out of shape.

#2: I need some experience” – “Don’t I need to know a little bit before I come in?” Our Intro program, Beginner program is designed for the beginner student. This program is going to teach you foundational things that you need to know in order to build your Jiu Jitsu knowledge. Alright guys and gals? So, don’t be scared about not having any knowledge in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. 99% of the people that walk into our Academy don’t have any experience.

#3: “Will I get hurt?”  That’s a big concern. Martial Arts is a contact sport typically. Again, if your training at a legitimate, professional facility the Intro programs are designed in a way that you do not get hurt. We at our Academy structure classes and drills in a way where you’re getting a good workout; you’re getting a good sweat; you’re learning technique but in a safe way. We have specific drills that we implement and that we do to allow you to acquire the knowledge and the skill set to get better but in a much safer way. So, guys and gals if you’re looking at starting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or any Martial Art we highly recommend you go out find the closest school near you, check them out and make sure that they’re going to meet your needs. If you’re in the Wake Forest area come check us out at:

• Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts • 2921 Wakefield Crossing Dr, Suite 100 Raleigh NC, 27614 • 919-819-1908 • info@bjjnc.com • www.bjjnc.com